- — #StepUpScholastic (@LeslieMac)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:09:26A1 Exposing white children to accurate depictions of PoC can lead to adults that see PoC as fully formed 3 dimensional ppl #StepUpScholastic
- — Adrianne Pardue (@Adiethomasava)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:08:37A1 As readers we identify with what and who we read about. It keeps us inspired and motivated. #StepUpScholastic
- — Debbie Reese (@debreese)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:11:18A1 White kids see reflections of themselves by default. It is the air they breathe. I want that for Native/kids of color. #StepUpScholastic
- — Ruben Brosbe (@blogsbe)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:09:29
- — Zetta Elliott (@zettaelliott)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:11:55A1 inaccurate books can be toxic for kids---we owe them culturally diverse AND authentic representations in literature. #stepupscholastic
- — Emily Kilgore (@EmilySkeie)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:12:28Dropping in #StepUpScholastic from MN. A1:Young readers are more engaged in texts where they see themselves depicted & can learn of others.
- — Ebony Elizabeth (@Ebonyteach)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:12:50A1. #Kidlit & #YAlit has power to shape imaginations. It shows kids the world & their place in it. #StepUpScholastic https://twitter.com/LeslieMac/status/704457443754037249 …
- — #StepUpScholastic (@LeslieMac)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:10:36Q2: When & how did you become aware of the lack of representation of People of Color in children's literature? #StepUpScholastic
- — #StepUpScholastic (@LeslieMac)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:12:09A2: As a non-parent the issues A Fine Dessert & later A Bday Cake for GW brought to light were a lightbulb moment for me. #StepUpScholastic
- — Ebony Elizabeth (@Ebonyteach)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:17:03A2. As a young teacher 10-15 years ago. Had some Black kidlit growing up, but mostly #BHM topics. #StepUpScholastic https://twitter.com/LeslieMac/status/704458783460892672 …
- — Zetta Elliott (@zettaelliott)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:13:30A2 after years of rejection as an aspiring writer, the CCBC stats showed me it was institutional racism in publishing. #stepupscholastic
- — Ruben Brosbe (@blogsbe)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:13:22A2 I became aware as a teacher in the Bx struggling to find quality, relatable books for my Ss #StepUpScholastic https://twitter.com/fergusonresp/status/704458782668103680 …
- — Emily Kilgore (@EmilySkeie)Tue, Mar 01 2016 00:14:48A2, teaching in a classroom of racially diverse students pushed me to find diverse books. Problem is there aren't many! #StepUpScholastic
#StepUpScholastic Live Twitter Chat
@TeachingChange & @LeslieMac Hosted a Live Twitter Chat on Mon 2/29 to kick off the new #StepUpScholastic Campaign aimed at addressing the urgent need for more children's books that reflect and affirm the identity, history & lives of ALL Children.